category: gender studies and sexuality

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies and Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

Discourses of American Exceptionalism pivot effortlessly around the fulcrum of America’s position as an idealised other to the normative standard: the ‘city on the hill’ as disjointed from the n

HuCon 2012: Graduate Research in Humanities Computing,

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association.
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS:

[UPDATE] General Call for papers on Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

[UPDATE] Gender and Sexual Identity (SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjohnso9@wsu.edu

Join us at the 2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Annual Conference!

CFP: The 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, July 27-29, 2012. Deadline May 1, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@usf.edu

Sponsored by The Academy of the Shaw Festival and the International Shaw Society, the 9th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario will take place on July 27-28-29, 2012 at the Fes

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

UPDATE "Age Studies and Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an age-studies perspective.

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

Trauma & Culture - collection of essays (Cambridge University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Haven/SW TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Violent Women in 19th century England

full name / name of organization: 
Vicky Nagy/ Monash Universtiy
contact email: 
vicky.nagy@monash.edu

Deadline Extended for the CFP on Violent Women in 19th Century England

NEW DEADLINE: 15th DECEMBER 2011

The Works of Denis Johnson, panel for 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference, an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held over Mardi Gras weekend in Baton Rouge, LA, will focus on "new and neglected areas in literary studies," incl

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering

“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

[UPDATE] Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods

full name / name of organization: 
SAMEMES
contact email: 
rachel.falconer@unil.ch

The 2012 SAMEMES International Conference, ‘Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern English Periods’, will take place in Lausanne, 27 - 29 June 2012.

"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

ALA: Feminist Thoreau? Deadline: 1/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Feminist Thoreau?

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Comedy Studies: Special Journal Issue Gender and Comedy in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Comedy Studies (Intellect)
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Comedy Studies Issue 6 October 2012 Special Issue: Comedy and Gender

Guest Editor: Dr Katy Shaw (University of Brighton)

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

[UPDATE] New British Fiction Special Issue Deadline 11-15

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva College

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Narrating the Caribbean Nation: A Celebration of Literature and Orature, 14-15 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Peepal Tree Press / Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
narratingnation@gmail.com

Peepal Tree Press is pleased to announce a 2-day conference, Narrating the Caribbean Nation: A Celebration of Literature and Orature, to be held at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK, 14-15 April 2012.

The Popular Imagination and the Dawn of Modernism: British Middlebrow Writing 1880-1930

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald
contact email: 
kate.macdonald@ugent.be

The Popular Imagination and the Dawn of Modernism: British Middlebrow Writing 1880-1930, 2 vols

Faulkner and Hemingway: Changing the Game (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Comparative approaches to the two writers taking the conversation beyond "rivalry." Submissions welcome on modernity, sexuality, gender, genre, transnationalism, the environment, print culture, adapta

The Sinclair Lewis Society; Roundtable Discussion;2012 American Literature Association, San Francisco; May 24-27; due 1/6/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Sinclair Lewis Society for the American Literature Association
contact email: 
corinnemart@gmail.com, martin.1682@osu.edu

The Sinclair Lewis Society will sponsor a roundtable discussion at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco (May 24-27) that focuses on the topic of women in the work of Si

“Performing Under Pressure”: Life, Labor, and Art in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of Theatre and Performance Studies
contact email: 
performingpressure@gmail.com

We work here. But where is “here,” and how do we define the “work” that we do?

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

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